The start of Zimbabwe's Castle Lager Premier Soccer League has been delayed once again.
Initially, the league programme was supposed to have started on March 7 but was postponed to March 15 to pave way for the Bob 91 Super Cup in which Caps United, Dynamos and Highlanders were competing in a tournament marking President Robert Mugabe's 91st birthday.
However, this will no longer be the case as the programme has once again been postponed; now to March 22 to also pave way apparently for the Zimbabwe National Army Charity Cup which has been penciled for this coming weekend.
The tournament will involve four teams from Zimbabwe’s two largest cities, Harare and Bulawayo.
Caps United will play Dynamos for the third time this year while Highlanders will meet neighbours How Mine in the other semi-final at Barbourfields Stadium.
Ironically, Caps United met Dynamos last weekend with Dynamos winning 1-0 courtesy of a Ronald Chitiyo strike in the Bob 91 Cup.
This was Chitiyo’s first game for Dynamos having been said to be moving to South Africa. Dynamos assistant coach, Tonderai Ndiraya, has high praise for the player.
Caps United coach, Mark Harrison, is excited by another prospect of facing Dynamos saying he would want his team to win this time around.
However, former Caps United coach Gishon Ntini thinks Dynamos have an edge over the green machine.
Zimbabwe National Army Charity Cup holders FC Platinum have been excused from the tournament as they will be in Tanzania for a Caf Confederation Cup assignment.
FC Platinum hammered Caps United 6-1 in last year’s final.